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  • Member Since: June 24th, 2013
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Website: justpublishingadvice.com
  • Job Title: General Factotum
  • Employer: Just Publishing Advice
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Bio

I own and run Just Publishing Advice, which keeps me very busy. I love blogging and, from time to time, enjoying how technology goes wrong and then learning how to fix it.

Interests

Things that go wrong and how to fix them.

WordPress Origin Story

It’s so long ago, I can’t recall when.

  • Posted a reply to Lots of server errors after last update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. The errors have disappeared, but I'll keep your advice handy in case it happens…

  • Posted a reply to Are Earlier Versions Available?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I apologize. Yes, I discovered that there are earlier versions available here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/updraftplus/advanced/ Perhaps this…

  • Posted a reply to Are Earlier Versions Available?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Pretty lame reply @davidanderson Why send a user to search Google? You should have development…

  • Posted a reply to Version 2.22.18.0 output 2X larger, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've got the same problem with the premium version after the latest update. But worse,…

  • Created a topic, Lots of server errors after last update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I noticed that when I published a new post today, ther…

  • Created a topic, Any chance of an update?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, This is such a handy little plugin. I've been usi…

  • Created a topic, I use it ever day!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've used this plugin for years now. It works like a …

  • Posted a reply to Problem with 4.3.27 version, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, Ludwig. It worked. But my goodness, I don't envy your task of trying to…

  • Posted a reply to Problem with 4.3.27 version, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry Ludwig, but the update to 4.3.28 doesn't work. Here is the error message I…

  • Posted a reply to Problem with 4.3.27 version, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, I got a warning email from Wordpress about possible fatal errors from this plugin…

  • Posted a reply to Can you revert?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Yes, it helps a lot. All very clear.

  • Created a topic, Can you revert?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your plugin. Just two questions. If I act…

  • Posted a reply to Plugin Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Terrific! Thanks, Evan.

  • Created a topic, Plugin Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This is such a handy plugin. But it hasn't been update…

  • Posted a reply to Problems with Version 3.0.0, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    All good now, Frank. Thanks for your quick fix for this.

  • Posted a reply to Problems with Version 3.0.0, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay. I've sent you access by email, Frank. You'll need to remove the block from…

  • Created a topic, Problems with Version 3.0.0, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I had to rollback this version update, Frank. It brok…

  • Posted a reply to GA 4 and Universal Analytics, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, fair enough. It's not your fault that GA4 is a nightmare.

  • Created a topic, GA 4 and Universal Analytics, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've moved a few sites over to GA 4. No problems at al…

  • Posted a reply to When to clear the cache?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, Frank. I'll leave it be. I don't know how you do it. But your…

  • Created a topic, When to clear the cache?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I rarely empty the Autoptimize cache. Normally it's qu…

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, will do. Thanks.

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Is there a way I can check? Or can I send you a link to…

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Frank, I was using Inline "above the fold CSS" with Critical Path CSS Generator…

  • Created a topic, Tumblr fixed but there’s a posting bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After a bit of work, I finally got Tumblr to work agai…

  • Created a topic, Brilliant solution, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I love it when I can add one plugin and get rid of two…

  • Posted a reply to Front end CSS, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your prompt reply! Understood. I guess I had better give you a glowing…

  • Created a topic, Front end CSS, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    First of all, thanks for this terrific plugin. Just …

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Great @webtoffee Thanks for taking the time to check.

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi @webtoffee Thanks for your prompt reply. Yes, if you could check this URL, it…

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Now, I'm not sure. Is it only working on my IP address? Is there any…

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I found a workaround. I opened the site in an incognito window, then opened Cookie…

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have a problem with one site enabling cookie categories. I've set all except "Necessary"…

  • Posted a reply to Has this plugin been ABANDONED?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The developer did post a reply a few weeks ago here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/security-bug-sites-using-this-plugin-can-be-hacked/ So the plugin…

  • Posted a reply to Security bug – sites using this plugin can be hacked…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's a pleasant surprise to see a rare comment from @nextscripts At least it confirms…

  • Posted a reply to How long does a page stay cached?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, @isaumya I'll give Smart Tired Caching a try.

  • Created a topic, How long does a page stay cached?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I notice that some pages that were cached show as a MI…

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm sorry, but I have run out of patience with the new version of this…

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm still using pagination with Yoast's rel=canonical directive and I can see that GSC is…

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tried updating my main site and it had the same CSS bloat problem. It…

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've updated two live sites to 2.0.2, @van-ons Both show a small increase in unused…

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for letting me know @van-ons I just did a very quick check and yes,…

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, I'll wait and see if you can fix the issue. But please, test your…

  • Created a topic, Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've checked a few of my sites, and all of them have i…

  • Posted a reply to Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I think I have found the pesky little problem, Frank. My developer recently moved the…

  • Posted a reply to Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, Frank. I have "above the fold CSS" set. But I get the 403 whether…

  • Created a topic, Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When I try to save changes to the Autoptimize plugin, …

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I can see your point @roam92 But when you remove the rel=canonical” directive, won't you…

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, I tried @roam92 But removing pagination severely affected page loading and CWV scores. On…

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After a thorough check, I can see that Google is not indexing most paginated comment…